Over the Christmas holidays Youngest, DH and I went to see this. Now you all know how old I am and I was 13 when I went with my Mom and Dad to see the original Star Wars in 1977 at the cinema and it was wonderful. Completely different to any other film of the era and brought Sci-Fi to the Big Screen. Dad and I always watched the original Star Trek together on the TV so when Star Wars appeared we had to go see it!
Youngest, DH and I enjoyed the new film but I am not sure about all the hype about it as to me it was a re-hash of that 1977 original! Of course it didn’t help that all the heroes from the original all look a lot, lot older!!!!
This was the true star of the film, BB-8. He was great and reminded me a lot of Treacle!!!!!!!
I am sure we will go and see the next one in the story but from having watched this I think I could probably write the script of the new one already!!!!!
Talking of watching things, one of my favourite shows, Haven, concluded last night forever as the powers that be have cancelled it! I loved this show, especially as it was based around Stephen King’s book, The Colorado Kid. Did they do justice to the show with the ending? No I don’t think they did, I think they didn’t quite know how to end it and it became confused. This is the second show I watched which had a confused ending, they did the same with Warehouse 13!
I suppose I am thankful that they did get to end it as so many shows these days are ended without a concluding series/episode, like Hannibal and The Following. Such a shame that it is all now driven by viewer numbers which are then linked to advertising. What happened to good programs for the viewers?
Youngest had an exam this morning but I collected him at lunch so he is now busy revising while I am trying to get house jobs done today and I have some errands to run tomorrow and then collect Youngest again at lunch.
I hope your first Thursday of the year is going well.
Hugs, Susie x
They have forecast this over the weekend, so I think we are in for a cold spell after the mild Christmas & New Year.